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The Best Magazines for Web Designers


I am sure you know that the printed word still remains the “King” of communication in spite of the unbelievable development of the Internet. I am sure that many times you consulted design magazines when you are looking for an idea, or a theme to improve you knowledge or to expand your productivity. Now the best news is that many of these design magazines have online versions. And to make things easier for you we have thought to submit to your attention a few design magazines.

Web Designer is a premier publication from UK that aims to intermediate to professional web designers within 20-35 years old. It comes in a tutorial format that follows interesting cutting edge projects in Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Flash. More on, here you can find feature topics, the latest news from this industry, being an exciting and inspirational magazine for a web designer. Have a look and you will find it quite interesting, I am sure. 

In Layers Magazine you will find interesting tutorials, secret tweaks, cutting-edge techniques, great and useful information about the whole Adobe Creative Suite, and about After Effects, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, Flash, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. It can become a real guide in your work.
Layers Magazine appears six times a year and here you can find concepts for digital video, interesting ideas for designs, 3D rendering and amazing tricks, profiles for the artist portfolios, the latest news from the current industry, and so on.

Photoshop Creative is perfect if you want to improve your knowledge about the Adobe’s applications. Here you find interesting tutorials that cover the entire software. You can find creative and interesting projects, techniques, and useful guides about how you can use different tools. The aim of this magazine is to help you to become one of the best digital artists.

.Net is one of the best selling magazines and it addresses especially to the developers and web designers. You can find around 30 tutorials for each issue about topics like Flash, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, web graphics and more on. Once a month you will receive a CD containing an hour of interesting video projects, templates, software and tutorials. More on, every month .net publishes the latest news about the most interesting sites available on the web, characteristics of the most interesting tutorials, and important issues that can be of a great interest for the developers and web designers.

Print is a magazine that appears twice a month and it debates issues about design and visual culture. It was founded by William Edwin Rudge in 1940 and its aim is to showcase the most impressive designs. This magazine covers a large variety of communication issues from rock posters and corporate branding, motion graphic, animation graphic to street art and exhibitions. Briefly said, “Print” covers environmental, social and commercial design from a multitude of angles. 
“Print” is well-known as one of the best magazines. It won the American Society of Magazine Editors’ National Magazine Award for General Excellence four times and it was often honored by AIGA, The Type Directors Club, ASME, The Art Directors Club, and the Society of Publication Designers. Of course these are many other interesting magazines that can be of a great help for you in your web design work.


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